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Welcome to Salsstone!


Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 6,656
  • Children: 41.14% (2,738)
  • Elderly: 3.74% (249)

Racial Breakdown

  • 1,997 gnome (30%)
  • 1,724 halfling (25.9%)
  • 1,698 half-dwarf (25.5%)
  • 653 half-orc (9.8%)
  • 573 human (8.6%)
  • 11 other (0.1%)

Misc.

  • 5 Districts
  • 165 Businesses
  • 985 Specialists
  • 809 Residences

Summary [-]

Salsstone is a small city in the Fulem District with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This fertile small city is densely populated (12,711/sq km), covers 0.52 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 813 meters.

Climate [-]

Salsstone has a Dry-Summer Subtropical climate, which is characterized by warm and dry summers with mild and wet winters, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are breezy and the temperature is generally cool with moderate variation. Precipitation is negligible, and the sky is partly cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Salsstone sees a single star overhead: Bej, an average yellow star. Salsstone also has a single moon: Chame, an average rusty red moon. In the night sky, you see nothing unusual.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a poorly maintained oak fortification that is 5 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 100% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 2.63 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 8 roads leading to Salsstone; 4 roads are major. The city is lined with crude cobblestone paths in an organic pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, middleclass, trade, prison, and professional.

Government [-]

Salsstone is governed through a dictatorship, where the ruler or small clique wield absolute power (not restricted by a constitution or laws). The government as a whole is seen as efficient. Officials in Salsstone are often seen as willing to look the other way for the right price and the policies are revered. The political influence of Salsstone in the region is steadfast due to food shortages in the region. In times of crisis, the population turns against itself.

Leader [-]

Salsstone is ruled by Commander Tmurm Bladecutter. The Commander has been in power for many years and is praised by the people. There is no visible opposition to the Commander and policies. The right to rule was granted by election, and that power is maintained through a knowledgeable and just populace.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a racketeers, but are loosely enforced. Justice is served by a council, with a common punishment being an eye for an eye.

Crime [-]

Crime is rampant. The most common crime is fraud. The imprisonment rate is 0.29% of the population (19 adults).

Military [-]

Salsstone has a neutral attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 865 citizens (13%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 349 (5.25%). Of the active duty military, 47 (5.5%) are special forces. Due to their neutral attitude and poorly maintained fortification, Salsstone is spectacularly fortified. Salsstone fighters are ridiculed for their use of heavy mace in battle. They are much loved for their guerrilla warfare and are considered greatly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Salsstone is currently unwavering.

Resources [-]

Salsstone is known for the following resources:

  • Many wild ape troops that are hunted by children. Ceelak said somoeone said someone found a chest containing kitten mittens in a nearby pit.
  • A new tower inhabited by dangerous beavers that are visited frequently by kittens. Grinrrl said one might dig up piles of penis sheathes in a well.
  • An old fort inhabited by dangerous kittens that are feared by vampires. Somoeone said someone found a chest containing kitten mittens in a dungeon.
  • A new battle field inhabited by vampire beavers that are hunted by wenches.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Legends tell of Joes' Apple, a possessed apple with the knack to make people cry. It was last seen years ago.

Events [-]

Salsstone is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Looking for something new? Mercenaries wanted for caravan protection. Reward available. Contact Muk Rockbeast.
  • Looking for work? artifact tester wanted. Will pay in gold. Special attire required. Contact Dugan Rocksnout for more details.
  • Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather certain supplies due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Thzzth.
  • Want to earn some quick coin? I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome derros required. May include some hazards. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Joe Barorth.
  • Bored? Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. May include some hazards. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Ghadud Headbreaker.
  • Wanted: Want to earn some quick coin? Missing puppy. We suspect brain moles are the culprit. Experienced professionals only. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Gardin Tigerstone.
  • Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Opportunity to earn a title. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Micke Corland for more details.
  • I'm looking for a Transcriber. Need expert to translate runes. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Halartava Kennyrlight.
  • Help! I have feral cats in my basement, plz halp! Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Nbomd Oozedoom.
  • Want to earn some quick coin? cooking contest this weekend. Special prize for first place finish. Reward available. Contact Rat.
  • Required: Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Mild danger may be involved. References required. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Rub Bonecrusher for more information.
  • Need a change of pace? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather a rat tail due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Safety not guaranteed. Will reward you with a land deed. Must provide your own transportation. Contact Shaman Ghar Backripper.
  • I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Discretion required. Will pay in gold. May include some hazards. Contact Elnallas Auvreachaser.
  • Missing jewel. We suspect gremlins are the culprit. Length of job expected to be short. Reward is a secret. Contact Gab Greasefuel.
  • Wanted: Bounty for squirrels, dead or alive. Will pay in gold. Must be clean. Contact Tulita Gyrogauge.

People [-]

The people in Salsstone despise outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Donic Colan is a male half-dwarf who is known in the city as being a laughably skilled doctor. He appears smug.
  • Thanut Headcrusher is a female half-orc who is known in that part of town as being a reasonably skilled warehouse worker. She appears homesick.
  • Jory Buran is a female half-dwarf who is known in the world as being a skilled hatmaker. She appears worrying.
  • Khodush Mokkiller is a female half-orc who is known in the world as being a horribly skilled professor. She appears egotistical.
  • Davic Sheick is a male half-dwarf who is known in the region as being a decent sculptor. He appears homesick.
  • Shoguzg Backnor is a female half-orc who is known in the city as being a horribly skilled bucklemaker. She appears violent.
  • Daves Simonidge is a male human who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre weaponsmith. He appears insecure.
  • Danry Andrson is a female human who is known in the city as being a decent laborer. She appears nosy.
  • Done Bartoden is a female human who is known in the neighborhood as being a renowned salter. She appears healthy.
  • Khodakh Legripper is a female half-orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent ship captain. She appears pious.
  • Dave Blackston is a female human who is known in the region as being a poorly skilled armorer. She appears intimidating.
  • Elil Burrowsleaf is a female halfling who is known in that part of town as being a renowned harness maker. She appears clumsy.
  • Serde Gamfox is a male halfling who is known in the region as being a decent timberwright. He appears pacifistic.
  • Maline Greenpipe is a male halfling who is known in that part of town as being a renowned tanner. He appears easily offended.
  • Arnley Gyroblast is a male gnome who is known in the world as being a gifted hatmaker. He appears easily offended.
  • Joes Andrerell is a female human who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled shoemaker. She appears outlandish.
  • Jamey Robertield is a male half-orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a mocked copyist. He appears xenophobic.
  • Done Corling is a female half-orc who is known in the region as being a renowned warehouse worker. She appears insecure.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Bely Wetmidas, an embittered male halfling. He is a ranger who is here to buy spices.
  • Gablita Thermocog, a gambling male gnome. He is a barbarian who is traveling with a circus.
  • Adaina Wobbbit, a mopey androgynous gnome. It is a rogue who is finding work as a spy.
  • Mick Simonden, a clumsy female human. She is a cleric who is delivering a message to a peasant.
  • Dan Kleinill, a boastful male human. He is a sorcerer who is here to buy slaves.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Salsstone:

  • The Weary Crate Rugs [+]
  • The Blue Maiden Scribe [+]
  • The Hanging Bucket Mill [+]
  • The Worn Cesspit Shrine [+]
  • The Nomadic Elf Inc. [+]
  • The Naughty Dungeon [+]
  • The Horny Cat Shop [+]
  • The Angry Cesspit Shoppe [+]
  • The Victorious Harpoon Inc. [+]
  • The Burning Beauty Postal Service [+]
  • The Olde Willow Purse Shop [+]
  • The Lecherous Demon Blowers [+]
  • The Whistling Pot Inc. [+]
  • The Mulled Rouge Brewery [+]
  • The Frozen Axehandle Fine Books [+]
  • The Ripped Imps Inc. [+]
  • The Victorious Harpoon Inc. [+]
  • The Lecherous Maiden Glass Crafters [+]